The Walking Dead Got Scary Again in Its Mostly Excellent Mid-Season Finale

For the first time in I don’t know how long, I cringed at The Walking Dead – in a good way.

Reports of First Genetically Enhanced Babies Spark Outrage

Details of the procedure are still scarce, but the preliminary information acquired is cause for concern.

Volvo’s self-driving trucks get hired to cart limestone around a Norwegian mine

Volvo’s self-driving truck program has already opened up some interesting possibilities, with trials underway exploring autonomous sugar cane harvesting and garbage collection. The Swedish automaker is now set to see how its robo-trucks fare in real-world scenarios, after inking its…

Australia’s tallest timber building makes a towering case for eco-friendly construction

Lured by their superior sustainable qualities, high-rise developers around the world are increasingly turning to timber materials for construction, and a newly completed office tower in Australia is the latest shining example of this. Billed as the nation’s tallest timber…

Roomy pop-top camper van sleeps the active, nomadic family of 5

You may not be able to catch the camper van Vlow in North America, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find a camper van roomy enough to sleep a family of five. Another recent Erwin Hymer Group release, the Hymer…

Graphene-enhanced material may be bound for the brain

There are a variety of situations that may call for the implantation of electrodes in the brain, ranging from the treatment of neurological conditions to possibly even restoring the function of paralyzed limbs. A newly-developed hydrogel could someday replace such…

Chinese Scientist Reportedly Creates Genetically Engineered Babies Immune to HIV

Teams around the world have experimented with CRISPR-based gene editing techniques in human embryos, but no one has allowed those embryos to become living, breathing people — until now. The post Chinese Scientist Reportedly Creates Genetically Engineered Babies Immune to…

Trump Suggests Tariffs Could Be Placed on iPhones and Laptops Imported From China

In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, U.S. President Donald Trump suggested he might implement a 10 percent tariff on iPhones and laptops imported from China. Trump is set to meet with Chinese leader Xi Jinping later this week,…

This He-Man Action Figure Is Ready for Christmas

He will bring candy and presents to all of his realm, and Skeletor will not steal Christmas this year.

Origibot2 telepresence robot is armed for interactivity

Although telepresence robots do allow remotely-located users to move about an environment, and to see and hear what’s going on there, they don’t actually let those users perform physical tasks. The Origibot2 does do so, however, as it’s equipped with…